Awaiting trial for his alleged involvement in a murder plot, Base member Michael Helterbrand allegedly joined a white power prison gang and sexually assaulted and burned a fellow prisoner.
A podcast hosted by a Russian neo-Nazi and an American white supremacist was removed following a story by VICE World News. It was almost immediately re-uploaded on another platform known for hosting far-right content.
Experts say the Canadian government is making the move as a quick response to the January 6 Capitol riot.
It took down the images after a barrage of criticism.
Troop deployments, FBI crackdowns, deplatforming, and infighting seem to have deterred a bigger turnout of the far right across the country.
Online neo-Nazis are ecstatic with the violence taking place on Capitol Hill, many believing this to be the moment to kick off a "race war."
The Canadian Association for Free Expression, led by self-described white nationalist Paul Fromm, received money from the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy.
The pair were arrested in Europe following a VICE report linking the Base to a mink farm arson in Sweden.
Utilizing chat records and phone calls, Motherboard gained unprecedented access to the Base as they dealt with the FBI arresting seven members earlier this year.
The messaging app markets itself as a better alternative to WhatsApp, but it’s not as secure as you think.
Several members and a recruit to the neo-Nazi terror group the Base described the Proud Boys as part of the journey into far-right extremism.